Now hiring: Programmer

The city government of Naga is in need of a PROGRAMMER who will be responsible for developing a system for online payment and business application as part of the BaLinkBayan Project ( with the Office of the President of the Philippines – Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO). BaLinkBayan is a means to connect with Filipinos overseas through the Diaspora to Development (D2D) program of the CFO. It aims to promote and support diaspora-driven initiatives such as investment, philanthropy, and technology and skills transfer directly to the grassroots.

The chosen applicant will:
• Develop and maintain ASP, modules and applications.
• Collaborate with local I.T. staff and OPP-CFO technical team in the development of the system.
• Conceptualize/design user interface and user experience.
• Coordinate software development, testing, and planning efforts with CFO and external entities.
• Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to the applications including server related issues.

Desired Qualifications:
At least 2 years of sound experience in supporting applications. Experience in ASP (or PHP), CSS, ASP AJAX Control Toolkit, advance HTML, data security, Internet Information Services (IIS), database technologies including MS SQL, UI design, full life cycle software development, software debugging, source code management, and software documentation. Those with less than 2 years of experience, however, may still apply.

Must have good communication skills and work well in a team environment. Must have good understanding of security vulnerabilities and their prevention; and able to follow documented processes.

BS Computer Science, related discipline or equivalent.

Renumeration and Project Duration:
Renumeration of at least P 20,000.00 a month, negotiable subject to the qualifications of applicants. Project duration is twelve (12) months.

Application Deadline:
Deadline for submission of application (Letter and resume) is on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Interested applicants may submit their applications personally or through e-mail to the City Human Resource Management Office ( or Metro Naga Public Employment Service Office (